Sony CFD-S05 User's manual

Sony CFD-S05 User's manual
CD Radio Cassette-Corder
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presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within
the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying
the appliance.
Owner’s Record
The model number is located at the bottom and the serial number is located in
the battery compartment. Record these numbers in the space provided below.
Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Operating Instructions
Printed in China
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
like for a long time.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
The nameplate and important information concerning
safety are located on the bottom exterior.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation
of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths,
curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the
Note on DualDiscs
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose
this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not
place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible
AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the
unit, disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet,
even if the unit itself has been turned off.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Model No. CFD-S05
Serial No. ______________
©2010 Sony Corporation
Important Safety Instructions
The use of optical instruments with this product will
increase eye hazard.
A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates
DVD recorded material on one side with digital audio
material on the other side. However, since the audio
material side does not conform to the Compact
Disc (CD) standard, playback on this product is not
Music discs encoded with copyright
protection technologies
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
–Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
–Increase the separation between the equipment and
–Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver is
–Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug
has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide
blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If
the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult
an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles,
and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury
from tip-over.
With 4-ohm loads, both channels driven from 150 Hz - 10,000 Hz; rated 1 W
per channel-minimum RMS power, with no more than 10 % total harmonic
distortion in AC operation.
Other specifications
CD player section
Compact disc digital audio system
Laser diode properties
Emission duration: Continuous
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW
(This output is the value measured at a distance of
about 200 mm from the objective lens surface on the
optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.)
Number of channels
Frequency response
20 Hz - 20,000 Hz +1/–2 dB
Wow and flutter
Below measurable limit
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications
not expressly approved in this manual could void your
authority to operate this equipment.
Frequency range
FM: 87.5 MHz - 108 MHz
AM: 530 kHz - 1,710 kHz
FM: Telescopic antenna
AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna
Cassette-corder section
Recording system
4-track 2 channel stereo
Fast winding time
Approx. 150 s (sec.) with Sony cassette C-60
Frequency response
TYPE I (normal): 80 Hz - 10,000 Hz
Full range: 8 cm (3 1/4 inches) dia., 4 , cone type (2)
Headphones jack (stereo minijack):
For 16  - 32  impedance headphones
AUDIO IN jack (stereo minijack)
Power output
1.7 W + 1.7 W (at 4 , 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
For CD radio cassette-corder:
120 V AC, 60 Hz
9 V DC, 6 R14 (size C) batteries
Power consumption
AC 13 W
Battery life
For CD radio cassette-corder:
FM recording
Sony R14P: approx. 4.5 h
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 19 h
This product is designed to playback discs that
conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently,
various music discs encoded with copyright protection
technologies are marketed by some record companies.
Please be aware that among those discs, there are
some that do not conform to the CD standard and may
not be playable by this product.
Tape playback
For customers in the USA
Sony R14P: approx. 2.5 h
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and other important announcements. Registering
your product will also allow us to contact you
in the unlikely event that the product needs
adjustment or modification. Thank you.
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 13 h
CD playback
Sony R14P: approx. 1 h
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 8 h
Approx. 365 mm × 134 mm × 230 mm (w/h/d)
(14 3/8 inches × 5 3/8 inches × 9 1/8 inches) (incl. projecting parts)
Approx. 2.7 kg (5 lb. 15 oz) (incl. batteries)
Supplied accessory
AC power cord (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Power sources
Optional accessory
Sony MDR headphones series
Discs that this unit CAN play
Audio CD
*CD-DA is the abbreviation for Compact Disc Digital Audio. It is a
recording standard used for Audio CDs.
Discs that this unit CANNOT play
CD-R/CD-RW other than those recorded in music CD format
CD-R/CD-RW of poor recording quality, CD-R/CD-RW that
has scratches or are dirty, or CD-R/CD-RW recorded with an
incompatible recording device
 CD-R/CD-RW which is finalized incorrectly
Notes on discs
Before playing, clean the CD with a
cleaning cloth. Wipe the CD from the
center out. If there is a scratch, dirt or
fingerprints on the CD, it may cause
tracking error.
Radio section
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have
fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally,
or has been dropped.
Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially
available cleaners or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs.
Do not expose the CD to direct sunlight or heat sources such as
hot air ducts, nor leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as there
can be a considerable rise in temperature inside the car.
 Do not stick paper or sticker on the CD, nor scratch the surface of
the CD.
 After playing, store the CD in its case.
On safety
As the laser beam used in the CD player section is harmful to the
eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the casing. Refer servicing to
qualified personnel only.
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, unplug the
unit, and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating
it any further.
 Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star) cannot
be played on this unit. Attempting to do so may damage the unit.
Do not use such discs.
On power sources
For AC operation, use the supplied AC power cord; do not use any
other type.
 Unplug the unit from the wall outlet when it is not be used for an
extended period of time.
 When the batteries are not to be used, remove them to avoid
damage that can be caused by battery leakage or corrosion.
On placement
Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, in a place
subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock or
in a car subject to the direct rays of the sun.
 Do not place the unit on an inclined or unstable place.
 Do not place anything within 10 mm of the side of the cabinet.
The ventilation holes must be unobstructed for the unit to
operate properly and prolong the life of its components.
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speakers, keep personal
credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound watches
away from the unit to prevent possible damage from the magnet.
On operation
If the unit is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, or is
placed in a very damp room, moisture may condense on the lens
inside the CD player section. Should this occur, the unit will not
operate properly. In this case, remove the CD and wait about an
hour for the moisture to evaporate.
 If the unit has not been used for a long time, set it in the playback
mode to warm it up for a few minutes before inserting a cassette.
Notes on cassettes
Break off the cassette tab from
side A or B to prevent accidental
recording. If you want to reuse
the tape for recording, cover the
broken tab with adhesive tape.
Side A
Tab for side B
Tab for side A
The use of a cassette with more than 90 minutes of play time
is not recommended except for long, continuous recording or
Cleaning the cabinet
Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a soft cloth slightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type
of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent, such as alcohol or
2 to a wall outlet
1 to AC IN
Connect the AC power cord  or insert six R14 (size C) batteries (not supplied) into the battery compartment .
Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator  dims or when the unit stops operating.
Replace all the batteries with new ones. Before you replace the batteries, be sure to take out the CD from the unit.
 To use the unit on batteries, disconnect the AC power cord from the unit.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Basic Operations
Other Operations
Playing a tape
Using the display
Playing preset radio stations
1 Press POWER .
2 Press TAPE .
3 Press  , and insert the tape into the tape
To check the total track number and playing
time of the CD
1 Press POWER .
2 Press RADIO BAND  to select the band.
3 Press PRESET + or –  to tune in the stored station.
compartment with the side you want to play facing
upward. Use TYPE I (normal) tape only. To close the
tape compartment, press CLOSE .
Make sure there is no slack in the tape to avoid
damaging the tape or the unit.
Press   once if the CD is stopped and twice if the
CD is playing. After the total track number is displayed,
the total playing time is displayed. To check the total
track number again, press DISPLAY/ENTER .
To check the current track number of the CD
Press DISPLAY/ENTER  while playing a CD.
To check the current preset station number of
the radio
Press DISPLAY/ENTER  when you are listening to a
preset station.
*VOLUME + ,   and   have a tactile dot.
4 Press  .
To turn on/off the power
Press POWER .
The unit starts playing.
Pause playback
 . To resume play, press it
Press VOLUME +, – .
Stop playback
 .
To listen through headphones
Fast-forward or
 or  (fast forward or
rewind) .
Eject the cassette
 .
When turning on the power, hold down POWER  until OPR/BATT
indicator  lights up.
To adjust the volume
Connect the headphones to the  (headphones) jack
 on the back of the unit.
To reinforce the bass sound
Press MEGA BASS .
“MEGA BASS” appears in the display.
To return to normal sound, press the button again.
*When the tape is wound to the end, press   to release 
or  .
Recording on a tape
Press MODE  (press  , then press MODE 
during playback) until “ 1”, “ ”, “SHUF”, “SHUF” and
“ ”, “PGM”, or “PGM” and “ ” appear in the display.
Then proceed as follows:
To Select
Repeat a
single track
“ 1”
Repeat all
Shuffle play
Press  .
Repeat tracks
in random
“ ”
Press  .
Program play
Press  or  , then
for the tracks you want to
program in the order you
want up to 20 tracks. Then
press  .
1 Press POWER .
2 Press   to open the tape compartment and
Playing a CD
1 Press POWER .
2 Press CD .
3 Press  PUSH OPEN/CLOSE  and place a disc with
insert a blank tape with the side you want to record
on facing upward. Use TYPE I (normal) tape only. To
close the tape compartment, press CLOSE .
3 Select the program source you want to record.
the label side up on the CD compartment.
To close the CD compartment, press  PUSH OPEN/
To record from the CD player, place a CD and press
CD .
To record from the radio, tune in the station you
4 Press   to start recording
Connecting optional components
You can enjoy the sound from an optional component
such as a portable digital music player through the
speakers of this unit. Be sure to turn off the power
of each component before making any connections.
For details, refer to the instruction manual of the
component to be connected.
“ ”
Pause recording
Stop recording
4 Press  .
The unit plays all the tracks once.
Pause playback
Stop playback
Go to the next
Go back to the
previous track
Locate a point
while listening to
the sound
Locate a point
while observing
the display
Remove the CD
 . To resume play, press it
 .
 .
 .
Adjusting the volume or the audio emphasis will not affect the
recording level.
 If the AM program makes a whistling sound after you have
pressed   in step 4, press MODE  on the unit to select the
position of ISS (Interference Suppress Switch) that most decreases
the noise.
 For best results, use AC power as the power source for recording.
 To erase a recording, proceed as follows:
1 Press POWER .
2 Insert the tape whose recording you want to erase.
3 Press TAPE .
4 Press  .
 (forward) or  (backward)
 during playback and hold it
until you find the point.
 (forward) or  (backward)
 in pause and hold it until you
find the point then press  .
Playback starts from the track you last stopped playing (Resume
play). During stop, the track number to be played is displayed.
 To cancel the resume play (to start play from the beginning of the
first track), press   while the CD is stopped. When you open
the CD compartment or turn off the unit, the resume play is also
Listening to the radio
1 Press POWER .
2 Press RADIO BAND  repeatedly.
Each time you press the button, the radio band
toggles between AM and FM.
3 Hold down TUNE + or –  until the frequency
digits begin to change in the display.
The unit automatically scans the radio frequencies
and stops when it finds a clear station.
If you cannot tune in a station, press TUNE + or – 
repeatedly to change the frequency step by step.
When an FM stereo broadcast is received, “St”
Press  or  , then
for the tracks you want to
program in the order you
want up to 20 tracks. Then
Press  .
To cancel the selected play mode
Press MODE  (press  , then press MODE 
during playback) repeatedly until the selected mode
disappears from the display.
To check the programed track and playing
order in the display
To check the order of tracks before playing, press
DISPLAY/ENTER  (press  , then press DISPLAY/
ENTER  during playback).
Every time you press the button, the track number
appears in the programed order.
To change the current program
Press   once if the CD is stopped and twice if the
CD is playing. The current program will be erased. Then
create a new program following the programming
If you try to program 21 tracks or more, “FULL” will appear in the
 You can play the same program again, since the program is saved
until you open the CD compartment.
 You can record your own program. After you have created the
program, insert a blank tape and press   to start recording.
 The resume function does not work during shuffle play or
program play.
If an FM broadcast is noisy, changing the current status to
monaural usually reduces the noise.
ress MODE .
“St” or “Mo” appears.
2 While “St” is displayed, press MODE  to display “Mo.”
Presetting radio stations
You can store radio stations into the unit’s memory.
You can preset up to 30 radio stations, 20 for FM and
10 for AM in any order.
1 Press POWER .
2 Press RADIO BAND  to select the band.
3 Hold down AUTO PRESET  for 2 seconds until
“Auto” flashes in the display.
The stations are stored in memory from the lower
frequencies to the higher ones.
If a station cannot be preset automatically
You need to preset a station with a weak signal manually.
Press POWER .
Press RADIO BAND  to select the band.
Tune in a station you want using TUNE + or – .
Hold down MEMORY  for 2 seconds until the
preset number flashes in the display.
5 Press PRESET + or –  until the preset number you
want for the station flashes in the display.
The new station replaces the old one.
connected component.
The sound from the connected component is
output from the speakers of this unit.
To connect the unit to a TV or VCR, use an extension
cable (not supplied) with a stereo-mini jack on one
end and two phono plugs on the other end.
You can record the sound of the connected component. Insert a
blank tape and press  .
 . To resume recording, press
it again.
 .
2 Press POWER  to turn the unit on.
3 Turn the connected component on.
4 Press AUDIO IN  and start playback on the
(  is depressed automatically).
Then do this
Press  or   to
select the track that you
want to repeat, then press
 .
Press  .
The preset radio stations remain in memory even if you unplug the
AC power cord or remove the batteries.
Connect the AC power cord to the wall outlet securely.
Make sure the batteries are inserted correctly.
 Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak.
There is no audio.
Unplug the headphones when listening through speakers.
jack of the portable digital music player or other
components using an audio connecting cable (not
Selecting a CD play mode
The power is not on.
1 Connect the AUDIO IN jack  to the line output
Before using the unit
Noise is heard.
Someone is using a portable telephone or other equipment that
emits radio waves near the unit.
 Move the portable telephone, etc., away from the unit.
CD player
The CD does not play or “Cd - -” is displayed even when a
CD is in place.
Place the CD with the label surface up.
Clean the CD.
 Take out the CD and leave the CD compartment open for about
an hour to dry moisture condensation.
 The CD-R/CD-RW is blank.
 There is a problem with the quality of the CD-R/CD‑RW, recording
device or application software.
 Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak.
The sound drops out.
Reduce the volume.
Clean the CD, or replace it if the CD is badly damaged.
 Place the unit in a location free from vibration.
 Clean the lens with a commercially available blower.
 The sound may drop out or noise may be heard when using
a poor quality CD-R/CD-RW or if there is a problem with the
recording device or application software.
Reception is poor.
Reorient the antenna
to improve FM
Reorient the unit
itself to improve AM
The audio is weak or has poor quality.
Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak.
Move the unit away from the TV.
The picture of your TV becomes unstable.
If you are listening to an FM program near the TV with an indoor
antenna, move the unit away from the TV.
Tape player
The tape does not move when you press an operation
Close the cassette compartment securely.
The  button  does not function or the tape does not
play or record.
Make sure the safety tab on the cassette is in place.
Poor or distorted playback, recording or erasing quality.
Clean the heads by using dry- or wet-type cleaning cassette
(available separately) after every 10 hours of use, before you start
an important recording, or after playing an old tape. Failure to
clean the tape heads can cause degraded sound quality or an
inability of the unit to record or play tapes. For details, refer to the
instructions of the cleaning cassette.
 The TYPE II (high position) or TYPE IV (metal) tape is being used.
Use TYPE I (normal) tape only.
 Demagnetize the heads using a commercially available tape head
 Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak.
After trying the remedies, if you still have problems, unplug the AC
power cord or remove all the batteries. After all the indications in
the display disappear, plug the AC power cord or insert the batteries
again. If the problem persists, please consult your nearest Sony
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